Wanaka, New Zealand
The 4-star Oakridge Resort offers comfortable, well-appointed accommodations just a short hop from magnificent Lake Wanaka, with mountain views in the distance. The grounds evoke a definite sense of 'holiday relaxation,' with palms, alpine tussock, stone rockeries and nine beautiful free-form heated swimming pools. Guest rooms are on the ground floor and feature private patios with easy access to the grassy lawn and outdoor recreation area. Rooms have one king or two single beds dressed in fluffy feather duvets. Amenities include cable/satellite TV, mini fridge, tea and coffee-making facilities. The resort also has an unheated lap pool, sauna, a well-equipped fitness center with cardio and weight machines, and the full-service Sanctuary Day Spa located on the premises. Jacob's Grill offers gourmet New Zealand cuisine, while the Poolhouse Bar provides a casual setting for a drink, including a selection of fine New Zealand wines.